Steny Hoyer says he’d be willing to raise taxes on people making less than 250k in the future

Steny Hoyer agrees with Obama’s tax plan today of forcing only those who make above $250k to pay more, but he’d also be willing to raise taxes on those making less than $250k in the future – like right after the election (says Mark Levin). Spoken like a true statist:

(h/t: Free Beacon)

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  • PVG

    Miserable, mindless, tool!

  • conservative58

    I’m certain it WILL have an adverse effect on the economy — but hopefully, it will have an even greater impact on the upcoming election!

  • jackl92

    These fools will not be happy until the US tanks.

  • sjmom

    If they raise taxes on upper incomes the middle and lower income brackets won’t have any income to tax because they won’t have a job; they will have to depend on govt. This has been the strategy all along, but it is also a poor one. Makes no sense; then again, when has the Democrat Party made sense in recent history?

  • Joe

    I really can’t stand these idiots any longer

    WTF is wrong with them?

    • conservative58

      ‘WTF is wrong with them ?’


      (Sorry for all the caps. It doesn’t take long to get my blood boiling when I catch up on the news for the day.)

    • warpmine

      Perpetually stupid.

  • johnos2112

    Hey Steny, it is already happening with Obamacare you jackass!

  • Here’s a novel idea for a question. “SO, when is Washington going to start keeping to a tight budget like a private family household does? That would mean cutting un neccessary expenses, forgoing vacations, saving for rainy days and emergencies, cutting credit cards, buying on sale?” Yeah, I know. I’m dreaming. As long as they have an unrestricted flow of money they don’t have to worry about such things as we do.

  • Rshill7

    Why not? Cause a problem then make those that oppose that problem, pay for it. Asshole!
    Here, I have some Preparation H for ya’. It’s the actual size of a Saturn V Rocket. Administer with care.

    Just kiddin’. Administer it willly nilly…you know, liberally.

    • NYGino

      Rs, if memory serves the Saturn V is a three stage rocket that launched our astronauts to the moon, one big, bad piece of equipment. Did this rocket have a representative attending the recent nuptials of Barney Frank?

      • Rshill7



        By the way, I made that Saturn V rocket out of left-over Prep H from my wife’s Grandmother. She’s going to kick me for saying that…iffen she reads it 🙂

  • PapaLouie

    If it wasn’t for elections, Democrats would not be for raising taxes in the future. They would be for raising them now. That’s why they admire the Chinese form of government so much. They don’t have to worry about hiding who they really are to deceive voters and get elected.

  • warpmine

    “We need to grow good paying American jobs” naturally by taxing the shyt out of those that create those jobs.

    Yeah, mindless twit come to mind but eve saying that, it doesn’t bring justice to his insane philosophy.

    • Didnt he have a chance/choice to sign the Keystone Pipeline deal? Guess who he pandered to again…screw the jobs…take care of my Greenies!!!! I can NOT fathom any one with any intelligence in any fiber of their body would vote for this worthles POS…lord have you any stones left? Strike this fool from our fold.

      • Rshill7

        What state do you live in?

        • NYGino

          Thou shalt not profile.

    • detectivedick

      Steny and Martin O’Malley both sell out Progressives are from Maryland and have never held a job! They are professional income confiscators. Key your eyes on O’Malley, at this time he is the DWS for the DC media, but his baggage of makes Clinton look like a Monk. O’Malley is the future John Edwards of the Democrat Party. Maryland was a great State until Podesta promised O’Malley he could build him up and hide his past. Hoyer was paid off early in Maryland politics by outing out a former gay Congressman. Look at Maryland’s prime DC connections…Pelosi, Hoyer, O’Malley, Agnew.
      Martin O’Malley in 2008.

      • warpmine

        As a product of Baltimore metro area, I’m aware of all this and yes I picked up the family and moved north to York Country where at least I had a fighting chance against liberalism of the one party state.

        • detectivedick

          Thanks for reading my comments and rant. As you know, Maryland is a small State living large off of borrowed Federal money spent on salaried people occupying Government jobs. I know so many people like yourself that have voted with their feet an moved out. O’Malley only cares about himself and his base of voters.

          Wherever you live in Maryland you are only a maximum distance of 40 miles from another State. I Like York Co.

          • warpmine

            I’ve been here for 9 years. It’s nice but the safety inspection/emission testing is an annual pia and you cannot register your car for more than a year, a real pia. Tax on car purchases are better as they only levy it on the difference in the price (new car price-trade= amount to be sales taxed.

            If we could only give Philadelphia to NJ, we could be a solid red state……

  • stage9

    slave masters are never satisfied until you’re their slave.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Just another one of the lying, corrupt boobs in the Democratic party.

    • James1754

      That’s not nice. He was telling the truth about your taxes! Probably lied about everything else though.

      • Sober_Thinking

        Democrats are incapable of telling the whole truth. And believe me, I was toning it down – Steny has a gift for saying absurd things.


        • James1754

          Does he live near Joe Biden?

          • Sober_Thinking

            Lol! They exchange recipes…

  • Sure, that’s the answer to all of Washington’s problems, just soak the citizens for more money so that they can subsidize the people that don’t produce anything. Keep those people on government welfare so that they’ll continue to vote Democratic for their next meal ticket, or in today’s case, their next installment of food stamps. Pathetic. We deserve so much better than that.

    • It would be great if big spending politicians had to directly tax the American people to pay for all of their profligacy. They would either spend responsibly, or be kicked right out of office.

      Instead, they have the Federal Reserve to monetize the debt they accrue on our behalf. This allows them to buy careers in government by stealing the wealth of the very people they purport to represent.

  • I was listening to Jim Bohannon tonight (I didn’t know he was still on the air) as he interviewed a “budget analyst” from CATO. They both pointed out that in order to actually fix our debt and deficit spending problem, we’d have to both cut spending to entitlements—a lot—AND increase taxes, substantially.

    I believe as Reagan did that you can grow the economy out of trouble, just by freezing the bad actions (spending, spending, and of course, spending), and doing your best to increase revenues by economic activity. So I’m still not convinced we have to raise taxes.

    But the more rational Democrats are totally convinced we *must* raise them. Sadly, I assume this also means many Republicans think the same way.

    • Patriot077

      I would bet there are a lot of people that wouldn’t mind paying a bit more if they saw some dramatic spending cuts. But to send more $$$ to Washington to get frittered away is abominable. Not one more red cent until they take an axe to the budget – at least set spending levels back to ’08 and get rid of the automatic stimulus increases to the bottom line.

      • If I could have just one change made to the way congress works, it would be to require sunsetting of every single program involving spending.

        Every program created by an Act signed into law which creates a new budget item would have a fixed lifespan of no more than fifteen years. Every year, they must debate—on the House floor—whether to extend an expired program by five more years or let it die.

        No more indefinite taxes, no more indefinite entitlements. Even the military would need scrutiny, but I’d assume that would go in a special category.

        • Patriot077

          Great idea.
          I think Jim Demint is trying to get some similar legislation passed to rein in the federal agencies.

          I would like to see every federal agency have to justify every rule they have posted in the Federal Register. So many pages of laws no one even knows how many. You can bet they are combing them to find prospective infractions.

      • James1754

        Question: When has the government ever cut spending while raising taxes?

        • Patriot077

          You know the answer, James! I know the Dems have promised cuts in exchange for tax increases and the Reeps fall for it … like Lucy & Charlie Brown.

        • kong1967

          Can I get back to you on that? That’s a very tough question, lol.

          Never that I know of.

          • James1754

            There is a reason the democrat party is called “tan and spend”!

            • kong1967

              Ok, what’s the reason? I’ve never heard them called “tan and spend”. You must be talking about the people on welfare that go to the beach all day, lol.

              I’m sure you meant “tax and spend”. I was teasing you.

              Yeah, every time the Republicans made an agreement with them to sign a bill if cuts will be made the liberals never went through with the cuts. Why the Republicans fall for it again and again is beyond me. I think it’s so they can tell us that they came to an agreement on cuts even though they know the cuts will never happen.

              • James1754

                Thanks, I corrected the typo.

              • James1754

                I’ve noticed over the years that the democrat idea of “working together” is doing what they want. And the democrat idea of being an “obstructionist” is not doing what they want.
                Maybe it is for the best if the republicans just never support anything the dems do?

                • kong1967

                  That is particularly true for the current Democrats. Clinton was pretty good about working with the Republicans which is why he took credit for the good things that happened. But Obama will accept nothing less than what he demands, and if the Republicans differ he accuses them of being obstructionists. Current Democrats are impossible to compromise with.

      • kong1967

        I actually would mind paying them more….even after they cut spending. Any time Democrats raise taxes they use the deficit as an excuse. So, people begrudgingly tolerate a tax increase in order to cut the deficit. But…does it ever work? No, because the Democrats (and lately Republicans on a smaller scale) take that revenue and create more programs with it and ignore the current deficit. They are “tax and spend” crooks that love spending everyone elses money. We could ratchet taxes up to 90% and they would line up more programs and still increase the debt. Technically that’s not true because if taxes were that high there would not be a revenue increase. However, you know what I’m trying to say.

        No more money to “tax and spend” liberals !! Let them starve to death from the lack of eating our money and pooping it out down the drain!!

        • Patriot077

          No quarrels with me, kong. I pay plenty now. But if there was serious effort to cut the spending and pare down the debt, I could be convinced. I worry about the interest we will be paying on the debt which will compound beyond our current annual budget in the very near future.

          • kong1967

            Yeah, and at some point they’re going to have to start printing money faster…and faster…..and faster. Question is, how long before hyper-inflation if we don’t get the trajectory (of debt) going down?

    • kong1967

      I’d presume that also depends on the time frame that you want to erase the debt. Some cuts aren’t actual immediate dollar cuts, but cuts in the growth of programs. They may take years to reap the benefits from, but over time would save massive amounts of money.

      • You’re right. I think that the Reagan economic plan actually had it’s biggest impact in the Clinton years, about 17 or 18 years after Reagan’s economic moves happened. Clinton just managed to not screw it up too badly

        It was Congress, and especially Congressional Republicans (after Newt stepped down), who started thinking things were always going to be going wonderfully, so they started ramping up the spending again.

        • kong1967

          I think over time, if the Tea Party stays strong, we can reform the Republican party and return it to a better brand of conservatism. But it’s going to take a dedicated movement over a long period of time. We can do it…if the country survives that long.


    How about we raise HIS taxes?

    • kong1967

      How about we fire him and then raise his taxes?

  • James1754

    He’s a democrat. He’s willing to raise taxes on everybody. This is not news.

  • kong1967

    One might ask why liberal voters tolerate this and why they don’t jump to the Republican party. Because, after all, no one wants to hear that their taxes will go up and you would think they would like the fact that Republicans don’t want to raise taxes on anyone.

    Answer— Most liberals don’t pay any taxes so it’s easy for Obama to raise the taxes on everyone else. This is taking money from conservatives to support more and more Democrat voters. Talk about theft!!!

  • Why don’t we start with confiscating the income of those in Congress first, their benefits, and all the other financial perks we pay for and see if that doesn’t help the economy a little then we can move on from there…honestly we must vote these people out come November!

  • Hoyer is just another nincompoop that has never done anything productive and thinks he knows better than the people that pay his exorbitant salary and perks. Even though he claims to he really does not care about his constituents or the country for that matter. His main interest is to relish in the power of his position. He also represents another prime example fo the need for term limits.

  • Go ahead, Mr. Hoyer. I dare you.